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Department Center for Adult Behavioral Health
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Primary Location

Hillcrest Medical Building 2



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Adult Psychiatric
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences University of Health Sciences
Kansas City, MO USA

Undergraduate - Ohio University
Athens, OH USA


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

Bipolar disorder Adhd Anxiety Depression schizophrenia substance abuse

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Douglas McLaughlin, DO.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/31/2023, Dr. McLaughlin has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. McLaughlin receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

135 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. M.--an outstanding doctor and a wonderful person

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. McLaughlin is very respectful and transparent. I am so lucky to have him as a provider!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr McLaughlin and Nurse Penny are wonderful to work with. They are caring and thorough and I appreciate both

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr. M was veryinquistive, and semmed as if he sincerely cared.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr McLaughlin was attentiveKind and helpful

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Great. Dr Mclaughlin really cares. He listens, makes suggestions and recommendations to address my mental health needs.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

"A+" THE best you can get. Dr. M. Is nothing less than mqgnificent--both personally and professionally. He's an outstanding person and medical practioner; he's phenomenal. And so is Penny.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

My son has special needs. Dr.Mclaughlin has been his doctor for many years.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

We work very well together as a team which is why I value the physician and everyone in the office.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr. Is kind,responsible and responsible.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Very nice Doctor. I'm blessed to be his patient.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Excellent physician

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. McLaughlin always takes my input into account. He trusts that I am honest with him and adjusts my meds as needed. He asks, speaks, and listens equally well. Truly a gem in the profession.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

This was my first visit and I could not have been happier. Dr. McLaughlin covered all of my conditions and gave me good information and care. I really appreciated it!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr McLaughlin is professional and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr McLaughlin always makes time for me.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Extremely caring and knowledgeable doctor. So appreciative of his care.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

The doctor is very concerned with patient progress and options available always taking the patient's opinions into account. Thus makes one feel like we are in a genuine partnership in one's care program.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. McLaughlin is so understanding. It's so easy talking to him & he's willing to listen & help. He includes you in the plan of care. He always answers My Chart questions. I am so blessed to have him for my doctor. He's always there for you.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023


Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

DR.McLaughlin has always been respectful and takes the time to make sure my concerns are addressed.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Provider was very good, I had the problem with the volume.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. Is awesome been seeing him for years. Great doc !

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr McLaughlin is excellent physician

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

I really liked Dr. McLaughlin because he was very honest with me and willing to work with me on my thoughts and wishes for treatment.

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